Take a pinch of Otis Redding, mix it with a little John Hiatt,
give it the voice of James Brown and the soul and sensibility of
Van Morrison and you get damn close to the Missiles of October! The
Missiles are a dynamic source of delight for fans, music critics
and music industry icons whenever and wherever they perform.
Even after producing Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin
and many others, Jimmy Johnson of Muscle Shoals Studios exclaims: "They are the best act
I've seen in ten years!" Poul Finn Pedersen's poignant and creative writing is
exceeded only by a vocal execution, which, in Johnson's view, is "..as good as
Mike Boehm, music critic for The Los Angeles Times is a member of their growing
collection of highly impressed admirers and voted their first album "Tropic of
Soulfolk" as the number one release of 1997.
Their second release, "Hope" appeared in 2000 and confirmed the status of The
Missiles of October as Orange County's most talented maverick band.
Now, indie-label Tres Pescadores Records presents the Missiles in their finest
form - live in front of their adoring fans at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano,
CA. Guitarist Richard Bredice combines sweetness and raunch in equal doses. The
solid rhythm section of Jimmy Perez on bass and Frank Cotinola on drums creates
a perfect blend of sound in a melting pot of soul, rock, blues and folk. With
their solid playing and amazing harmonies, The Missiles of October have been
dazzling audiences at The Belly Up Café, The House of Blues, The Marine
Room in Laguna Beach and wherever they play throughout the U.S. and United Kingdom.